I was excited beyond measure when I heard Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni was coming up with a book that was a retelling of the epic Ramayana. Her book ‘Palace of Illusions’, the retelling of the Mahabharat through the eyes of Draupadi, made for an interesting read and I wanted to see how she would present Sita now.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: An aircraft of Sita Air, a private airline, made a safe landing at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Tuesday after one of its engines had to be turned off. The plane had taken off for Lukla from TIA at 10:30 am, with 12 passengers on board.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Karuna Bhandari’s three wickets supported by a wicket each by four other Nepali bowlers helped to limit Malaysia Women on 75 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs to give Nepal Women first win of the tournament by 33 runs at Bangkok.
LAMJUNG, Sept 9: Meet Sita Sunar of Besisahar. She just turned 21, was educated in Kathmandu, and runs a furniture business on her own. Might sound a little strange for a girl of her age in this small town.